Entries from November 2006

Guest Post by the Wine Thief!

Date November 30, 2006

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Wines of South Africa A.G.M at Nederburg Estate and listened to a presentation by Nick Dymoke-Marr of Stormhoek wines.
Now, if you haven’t heard of this innovative wine label then you should google them (or just click on the link!)! If you haven’t heard of google then you [...]

The Premier League - Wine, Music and Football

Date November 29, 2006

Watford went down 1-0 to Sheffield United in the 88th minute of their Barclay’s Premier League tie last night. Little consequence to most and none much to the league itself (with both sides fighting relegation at the bottom of the log). But to a Fantasy League team manager with Watford players in his side - [...]

Glen Carlou - from start to finish.

Date November 28, 2006

Over the last week or so, I have taken it upon myself to try some Glen Carlou wines. They have received a lot of attention here in South Africa - be it for the consistent quality of their wines and/or the fact that they sold themselves to the Hess Group.
Either way I was interested to [...]

Forgotten Quote

Date November 28, 2006

I came across this quote… thought it was brilliant. He did forget one word though…..
“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” (Wine?)
Winston Churchill

Cru Maestro

Combination of Red Pleasures

Date November 27, 2006

It is difficult to find a better place than a hidden log cabin on the Bains Kloof Pass for real attention to be given to one’s chosen wine. Well, armed with an array of reds that is exactly what I did this weekend. Whilst the Cru Master plotted the spending potential of his recent investment, [...]